Who Fears Death
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    The Book of Phoenix | Nnedi Okorafor

    The Book of Phoenix

    • UNABRIDGED (8 hrs and 50 mins)
    • By Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated By Robin Miles

    Phoenix was grown and raised among other genetic experiments in New York's Tower 7. She is an "accelerated woman" - only two years old but with the body and mind of an adult, Phoenix's abilities far exceed those of a normal human. Still innocent and inexperienced in the ways of the world, she is content living in her room speed reading ebooks, running on her treadmill, and basking in the love of Saeed, another biologically altered human of Tower 7.

    I didn't understand this book

    I enjoyed it right up to until the end and then the end confused me. I don't like this "let's just start over attitude" because humanity will always h..Show More »

    Reviewed on February 01 2016 by Amazon Customer ()
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    Who Fears Death | Nnedi Okorafor

    Who Fears Death

    • UNABRIDGED (15 hrs and 15 mins)
    • By Nnedi Okorafor
    • Narrated By Anne Flosnik
    • Whispersync for Voice-ready

    In a far future, post-nuclear-holocaust Africa, genocide plagues one region. The aggressors, the Nuru, have decided to follow the Great Book and exterminate the Okeke. But when the only surviving member of a slain Okeke village is brutally raped, she manages to escape, wandering farther into the desert. She gives birth to a baby girl with hair and skin the color of sand and instinctively knows that her daughter is different.

    A journey.

    This book is a journey, and it is at times an intentionally uncomfortable one. Set in a (far?) future subsaharan Africa, racially-based genocides cont..Show More »

    Reviewed on November 15 2010 by Samuel Montgomery-Blinn (Durham, NC USA)